What it’s been like being Asian during the COVID crisis

Whatever you imagine, it’s even worse

Being Asian American during the COVID crisis has been really, really damn hard

Asian Americans have been disproportionately affected by unemployment

When most people tend to think of Asian Americans, they think of high earners who typically don’t have to worry about issues such as unemployment. There’s a few problematic issues with this assumption.

Asian Americans have faced the highest fatality rate

The fatality rate here is defined as, “after you get infected by the disease, what is the chance of dying?”

Asian Americans have faced the most discrimination and violence

This is an especially hard one to talk about.



American fugitive

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